Daily Archives: January 13, 2014


MVPD finally nears full staff

By Lois Mittino Gray The Mount Vernon Board of Public Works met the new Animal Control Officer for the city at their January 9 meeting and he is eager to begin work and training for the job. Police Chief Grant Beloat introduced Colton Givens, the new Animal Control Officer for the department. He requested permission […]


Thomas Vaught 2

Thomas Edward Vaught, 84, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the Deaconess Hospice Care Center in Evansville. He was born in Seattle, WA on June 23, 1929 to Mable Mariah Schofield and Loren Dale Vaught. Tom was a lifetime member of First Christian Church. He served as a licensed Funeral Director […]


Joseph Rietman

Joseph A. Rietman, age 84, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014, at the Deaconess Hospice Care Center. Joe was born May 15, 1929, to the late Bernard and Magdalena (Folz) Rietman in St. Philip, Ind. Joe attended St. Philip Grade School and worked at his father’s grocery store and tavern. He also delivered […]

Joseph Rietman

Madeline Kern

Madeline (Skaggs) Kern, age 90, born April 19, 1923 to Harvey and Florence (Peace) Skaggs in Owensboro, Kentucky, died Sunday, January 12, 2014 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Bowling Green, Kentucky from complications of a stroke. Madeline worked for several years at the Wadesville Farm Bureau Co-op. After retiring, she and […]


Donald Crum

Donald Lee Crum, 47, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014. He was born September 23, 1966 to Chester and Caroline (Cochran) Crum. Donald was a farm hand. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing guitar, and singing. He was preceded in death by his mother. Donald is survived by his father; six daughters, Mariah […]

Donald Crum

Bernard Brandsasse

Bernard G. ‘Sonny’ Brandsasse, 82 of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday morning, January 7, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born on March 5, 1931 in Evansville, the son of Bernard H. and Catherine A. (Head) Brandsasse. Mr. Brandsasse had been a truck driver. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. and was of […]


Eleanor Rose

Eleanor (Mills) Rose, 86, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 surrounded by family in Mount Vernon. She was born August 19, 1927 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to Raymond and Alvena (Thomas) Mills. Joyce worked at Medco as a nurse’s aid for eighteen years. She was a past member of the Ladies Auxiliary […]

Eleanor Rose

Michael Carter

Michael Carter

Michael Leon Carter, age 56, of Wadesville, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2014 at his home. Mr. Carter had worked for Sign Crafters for over 35 years as a union sheet metal worker. He was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 20. Mike was a Catholic and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding his Harley. […]


Barbara Naas

Barbara ‘Barb’ G. Naas, 73, of Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of New Harmony, Ind., entered into rest December 29, 2013. She was born on November 28, 1940 to Eugene and Barbara ‘Ann’ Axton. Barb was married to the love of her life, Clarence C. Naas for 55 years April 26, 2013. From this 55 years of […]

Barbara Naas

Marion Seifert

Marion Seifert

Marion Frederick Seifert, 72, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Deaconess Hospice Care Center in Evansville. He was born December 29, 1941 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to Wesley and Nora (Hostettler) Seifert. Marion served in the Navy on a destroyer during the Bay of Pigs. After retiring as a farmer in […]